Life Is What You Make It is a story about a young female protagonist whose life gets shaken by her destiny in a highly unexpected manner. Set across two Indian cities in 1989, the story begins when Ankita is shown to be reading letters that she exchanged with Vaibhav. And here onward, the reader is taken on a flashback story that relates the life of Ankita and how she ended up in a hospital. Ankita is in her twenties and belongs to a conservative middle class family. Her parents are so strict that they do not even like her being friends with guys. She is a smart, career-oriented, confident, young, attractive, sweet, and happy go lucky girl. She has lots of friends and is wooed by many boys at her college. Her college life is what every youngster dreams of but Ankita does not underestimate the importance of studies as well. She secures a seat in a leading management school. She is one of the most happening girls in the college. However, at times she is haunted by some issues that she faced in her past. Life seems to be sailing smooth for Ankita until one fine day when she is admitted to a mental hospital. Life suddenly snatches everything that Ankita had in her world in a cruel twist of fate. How did things change so badly? How will Ankita take this sudden blow of destiny? Will she survive it? Will she ever be able to live a normal life? A love story at heart, this tale of unconquerable human spirit shows how Ankita does not succumb to her destiny and decides to fight back. It is an inspiring and moving account of determination and faith as Ankita challenges what destiny throws at her. It is a story that makes the reader question the very concepts of sanities and teaches the fact that life is what one makes of it. Moreover, the simple language and narration of Life Is What You Make It emphasizes that problems are never permanent and it is one?s spirit that can carve the path to one?s life. Printed Pages: 211. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: What would you do if destiny twisted the road you took? What if it threw you to a place you did not want to go? Would you fight, would you run or would you accept? Set across two cities in India in the early eighties, 'Life is what you make it' is a gripping account of a few significant years of Ankita's life. Ankita Sharma has the world at her feet. She is young, good-looking, smart and has tonnes of friends and boys swooning over her. College life is what every youngster dreams of and she also manages to get into a premier management school for her MBA. Six months later, she is a patient in a mental health hospital. How did Ankita get here? What were the events that led to this? Will she ever get back her life again? Life has cruelly and coldly snatched that which meant the most to her and she must now fight to get it all back. It is a deeply moving and inspiring account of growing up, of the power of faith and how determination and an indomitable spirit can overcome even what destiny throws at you. A tale, at its core a love-story that makes us question our beliefs about ourselves and our concept of sanity and forces us to believe that life is truly what one makes it.
Über den Autor: Preeti Shenoy is an author and an artist based at Banglore, India. Her first book '34 Bubblegums and Candies', a creative non-fiction made it to the national best-seller list. Her interests are as multifarious and diverse as her several academic degrees. She also specialises in pencil portraits and holds an internationally recornised qualification from UK in portraiture. She has held a number of varied jobs in the past. She has also written for different publications life Readers Digest and Times of India, as well as taught English and Math to underprivileged children in India. She loves art, reading, travelling, photography, nature, animals, blogging and basketball and most of all, spending time with her spouse and two children.
Titel: Life is What You Make it
Verlag: Srishti Publications
Buchbeschreibung Orion Publishing Group, 01.09.2005., 2005. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. Auflage: First British Edition. 384 Seiten kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 124734 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 790 23,4 x 15,8 x 3,8 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe. Artikel-Nr. 163533
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Buchbeschreibung Bound Biographies, 2012. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 2012. 395 pages. Signed by the author. Green pictorial dj over blue cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Signed by author on title page. Mild use marking to page edges. Otherwise pages remain clean throughout. Includes photographs throughout. Minimal wear and marking to boards and spine. Binding remains firm. Minor edge wear & use marking to dj. Unclipped. book. Artikel-Nr. 1473154638CEB